Lillie Mae Summers Bacus, 86, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, surrounded by her family at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant. Lillie was born Dec. 15, 1926, to the late James D. and Ruby Summers.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles F. Bacus, Sr.; her parents; a sister, Helen Bush; and two brothers, Cecil and Jackie Long.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughters, Mary Ruth East and husband Jerrell, Charlene Beck, Linda Pike and husband Dale, Maude Caudle and husband, Gary; a son, Charles Franklin â€śFrankâ€ť Bacus Jr. and wife Lee; 14 grandchildren, Sheryl Bradford, Jerry East and wife Tammy, Jeff East and wife Jessica, Phillip Pike, Sabrina Wright, Keith Pike and wife Bethany, Rebecca Sipes and husband Jason, Melissa Baxley and husband Russ, Ashley Clancy and husband Shane, Shaun Coppock and wife Stacy, Zachary Coppock and wife Sharon, Dylan Coppock and wife Brooke, Charles â€śChazâ€ť Franklin Bacus III and wife Jamie and Lillian Bacus; 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is also survived by one brother, James â€śBuddyâ€ť Summers; two sisters, Carolyn Rich and Riggie Toddy; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the chapel of Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 Interstate 30 in Little Rock. Michael Knappier will officiate. Burial will be at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the funeral home.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummond.